Fonction professionnelle: Research & Innovation

Type de poste: Fix Term

Type de contrat: Full - Time

Site: Singapore

Pays: Singapore

We are seeking a full-time Research Assistant to work on a skin research project in a team-oriented environment. You will able to interact with various groups within L’Oréal Research & Innovation (R&I) Singapore and assist in smooth transition of the technology from bench to consumers.

Project assignment:
Successful candidate will conduct lab-based research that combines cell biological, biochemical and immunological knowledge to address fundamental biological questions on skin aging and the impact of environmental challenges (e.g. UV, pollution) on skin function. The overarching objective is to develop robust scientific theories that enable innovations in skincare technology.

Principal Accountability:
  • Design and perform laboratory experiments (e.g. cell culture, real-time-PCR, ELISA, immunofluorescence staining, flow cytometry, mammalian cell transfection and advanced cell imaging)
  • Perform test procedures and produce reliable, reproducible results to meet project needs
  • Communicate (written and oral) research findings
  • Collect, record and interpret data, and draw sound scientific conclusions based on analyzed data
  • Handle confidential and sensitive data with integrity
  • Assist other ad-hoc scientific projects
  • 1-year minimum commitment required
Job requirements:
  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Life Sciences/Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, or other related fields
  • Solid laboratory skills with at least 6 months of experience (hands-on experience in culturing mammalian cells is preferred)
  • Independent critical thinker, problem solver and have the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Results-oriented, able to take ownership and initiative, demonstrate strong motivation and interest in research
  • Be a team player with strong work ethic
  • Strong communication and organizational skills